Ukrainian citizen Nadezhda Savchenko, a matter which is placed in a Russian court on charges of belonging to the death of correspondents VGTRK, was included in the List of 20 women from around the world campaign in support of the release which began on Tuesday, the U.S. state Department.
The list was provided Tuesday by the permanent representative of the USA to the UN Samantha Power at a press conference at the state Department. In her expressions, the List includes " political and other prisoners women "." We have not forgotten about you, We will continue to put pressure on your governments, so that you were released, " said Power.
according to the SC of the Russian Federation, during the hostilities in the district of Lugansk in June 2014, Savchenko, knowing the coordinates of the location of the group of Russian correspondents VGTRK and other civilians, handed them over to the Ukrainian troops. In the end, artillery strikes two correspondents lost his life. In addition, the Ukrainian pilot charged with illegal crossing of border of Russia and Ukraine. Savchenko, who all charges fundamentally rejects, threatens till 25 years of imprisonment.
similarly, in the list of state Department - Khadija Ismayilova, an Azerbaijani journalist who was sentenced in Azerbaijan to 7, 5 years in prison on charges of embezzlement, illegal entrepreneurship, tax evasion and abuse of office.
the list Also human rights activist from Azerbaijan, Leyla Yunus, an Azerbaijani court sentenced to 8 and 5 years of punishment, recognizing guilty of fraud and tax evasion.